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Massachusetts Gaming Commish extends alcohol service

Massachusetts Gaming Commish extends alcohol service

posted on June 23, 2018 by

When MGM Resorts International opens its MGM on Aug. 24th, gamblers only will be able to drink alcohol until 4 a.m. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission Thursday, in an apparent compromise decision, approved extending alcohol service to those actively gambling.

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Casinos advertise for sportsbook personnel in Mississippi

Casinos advertise for sportsbook personnel in Mississippi

posted on June 23, 2018 by

As expected, the Mississippi Gaming Commission Thursday approved sports betting regulations in a move that could result in some state casinos taking sports bets in as few as 30 days. 

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Otis to build and install people-moving products for Resorts World

Otis to build and install people-moving products for Resorts World

posted on June 22, 2018 by

Genting Group, the major international hospitality company currently building Resorts World Las Vegas, has selected Otis to build and install various people-moving products at its massive entertainment casino/resort complex on the Las Vegas Strip.

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The Ocean Resort Casino has a clear path to open on Thursday

The Ocean Resort Casino has a clear path to open on Thursday

posted on June 22, 2018 by

The Ocean Resort Casino now has a clear path to open on Thursday with the granting a casino license yesterday by New Jersey regulators. 

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The major overhaul of The Linq’s casino floor

The major overhaul of The Linq’s casino floor

posted on June 21, 2018 by

The major overhaul of The Linq’s casino floor is moving quicker than originally planned, according to local media reports. The remodel includes significant upgrading of the property’s sportsbook operation including so-called “living rooms” available for hourly rental.

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MGM Resorts’ next sports wagering operation in Mississippi

MGM Resorts’ next sports wagering operation in Mississippi

posted on June 21, 2018 by

MGM Resorts International expects to open its next sports wagering operation in Mississippi, according to Jay Rood, the company’s vice- president for race and sports.

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Penn National to acquire the operations of Margaritaville

Penn National to acquire the operations of Margaritaville

posted on June 21, 2018 by

Penn National Gaming, the country’s largest regional gaming operator, has revealed it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the operations of Margaritaville Resort Casino in Bossier City, Louisiana

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Caesars Entertainment was recognized nationally

Caesars Entertainment was recognized nationally

posted on June 20, 2018 by

Caesars Entertainment Corporation, the Las Vegas-based gaming and entertainment firm, was recognized nationally for the fourth year as one of the most community-minded companies, and for the third time as the leader in the consumer discretionary industry

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Las Vegas Workers ratify an agreement with MGM Resorts International

Las Vegas Workers ratify an agreement with MGM Resorts International

posted on June 20, 2018 by

Thousands of unionized workers at Las Vegas casino/resorts operated by MGM Resorts International, including such major properties as Mirage, Bellagio, Aria and Mandalay Bay have now joined Caesars Entertainment workers in ratifying a new five-year labor agreement.

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With the gates to sports betting open here come the frauds and fakes

With the gates to sports betting open here come the frauds and fakes

posted on June 19, 2018 by

Wise Kracks | When the Supreme Court ruling allowing sports betting in New Jersey was handed down, my biggest concern (apart from the impact it will have on my personal life and how I may be able to wager on games) was this is going to create a big stage for guys who do not deserve it.

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Japan casinos closer to becoming a reality

Japan casinos closer to becoming a reality

posted on June 19, 2018 by

Gaming Insider | Japanese casinos have moved “a major step” closer to becoming a reality as the result of recent legislative action and there may be more action this week in this most important of the untapped markets with global appeal.

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Resorts ups Catskills

Resorts ups Catskills

posted on June 19, 2018 by

VIP Free Preview On the Mark | It pains me to say you have to go way back to the Borscht Belt days of the 1960’s when the Catskills were roaring. 

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Foxwoods CEO dead at 65

Foxwoods CEO dead at 65

posted on June 19, 2018 by

Felix Rappaport, president and CEO of Foxwoods Resort Casino, was found dead on Monday at his personal residence located at the Connecticut casino. A cause of death has not been determined but no foul play is expected according to reports.

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‘Roxy’ offers words of wisdom

‘Roxy’ offers words of wisdom

posted on June 19, 2018 by

One Mann's Opinion | Sitting down with, Michael “Roxy” Roxborough, one of the figures that helped prompt the staggering growth of Nevada sports wagering, one can’t help but admire his accomplishments and lifestyle.

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Foxwoods sees dip in May slot revenue

Foxwoods sees dip in May slot revenue

posted on June 19, 2018 by

Foxwoods Resort Casino is reporting slot revenue of $38.5 million for the month of May 2018. This figure is down 2.6 percent compared to $39.5 million in May of 2017. Handle for the month was $482 million.

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Egads! A threat to Vegas

Egads! A threat to Vegas

posted on June 19, 2018 by

Gaming Yesterday | It’s on! The first threat to Las Vegas’ lock on the domestic, legal sports betting market took place in Delaware on June 6 when Dover Downs opened the first full-scale sportsbook outside Las Vegas with William Hill as its risk manager.

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Basic guide for monitoring a sportsbook

Basic guide for monitoring a sportsbook

posted on June 19, 2018 by

The Analyst | As sport betting fever continues to roll through the country regulators and enforcement agents are starting to question what they need to do to audit and monitor sports betting operations.

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Golden Gate handle up nearly 16 percent

Golden Gate handle up nearly 16 percent

posted on June 19, 2018 by

Amid controversy over its future, Golden Gate Fields near San Francisco posted significant handle gains on its thoroughbred races during the recently concluded Winter/Spring Meet. The track reports total handle (money wagered on its races) was up 15.85 percent.

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JACK Ent. named a Top Northeast Ohio Workplace

JACK Ent. named a Top Northeast Ohio Workplace

posted on June 18, 2018 by

JACK Entertainment, the Detroit-based, largely urban-centric gambling company, has been named a 2018 Top Northeast Ohio Workplace. The recognition is based on an anonymous employee survey that analyzes and measures workplace culture.

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Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation announces Arizona casino project

Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation announces Arizona casino project

posted on June 18, 2018 by

The Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation has announced a late June date for the ground breaking on a new Arizona casino project. Construction on the 166,341-square-foot casino will begin late this summer and is expected to be complete by spring 2020.

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Casinos advertise for sportsbook personnel in MississippiCasinos advertise for sportsbook…

As expected, the Mississippi Gaming Commission Thursday approved sports betting regulations in a move that could result in some state casinos taking sports bets in as few as 30 days. 

The Ocean Resort Casino has a clear path to open on ThursdayThe Ocean Resort Casino has a clear…

The Ocean Resort Casino now has a clear path to open on Thursday with the granting a casino license yesterday by New Jersey regulators. 

The major overhaul of The Linq’s casino floorThe major overhaul of The Linq’s…

The major overhaul of The Linq’s casino floor is moving quicker than originally planned, according to local media reports. The remodel includes significant upgrading of the property’s sportsbook operation including so-called “living rooms” available for hourly rental.

MGM Resorts’ next sports wagering operation in MississippiMGM Resorts’ next sports wagering…

MGM Resorts International expects to open its next sports wagering operation in Mississippi, according to Jay Rood, the company’s vice- president for race and sports.

Penn National to acquire the operations of MargaritavillePenn National to acquire the…

Penn National Gaming, the country’s largest regional gaming operator, has revealed it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the operations of Margaritaville Resort Casino in Bossier City, Louisiana

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